Wednesday, September 28, 2022 (Week 39)

October 21 in History

What happened on October 21 in history?

A chronological timetable of historical events that occurred on october 21 in history. Historical facts of the day in the areas of military, politics, science, music, sports, arts, entertainment and more. Discover what happened on october 21 in history.

North Korea and the US sign an agreement requiring North Korea to halts its nuclear weapons program and agree to international inspections.
The United States sends a ten-ship task force to Grenada.
Israel’s Foreign Minister Moshe Dayan resigns over disagreements with Prime Minister Menachem Begin over policies related to the Palestinians.
The “March on the Pentagon,” protesting American involvement in Vietnam , draws 50,000 protesters.
Bob Dylan records his first album in a single day at a cost of $400.
The Guggenheim Museum, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, opens in Manhattan.
North Korean Premier Kim Il-Sung establishes a new capital at Sinuiju on the Yalu River opposite the Chinese City of Antung.
Eight American and British officers land from a submarine on an Algerian beach to take measure of Vichy French to the Operation Torch landings.
Ernest Hemingway’s novel For Whom the Bell Tolls is published.
As war heats up with Germany, the British war cabinet holds its first meeting in the underground war room in London.
The first U.S. troops enter the front lines at Sommerville under French command.
Panamanians clash with U.S. Marines in Panama in a brief uprising.
After 14 months of testing, Thomas Edison first demonstrates his electric lamp, hoping to one day compete with gaslight.
The U.S. Naval Academy admits John H. Conyers, the first African American to be accepted.
Many leaders of the Kiowa, Comanche and Kiowa-Apache sign a peace treaty at Medicine Lodge, Kan. Comanche Chief Quanah Parker refuses to accept the treaty terms.
The Battle of Ball’s Bluff, Va. begins, a disastrous Union defeat which sparks Congressional investigations.
Under a flag of truce during peace talks, U.S. troops siege the Indian Seminole Chief Osceola in Florida.
Vice Admiral and Viscount Horatio Nelson wins his greatest victory over a Franco-Spanish fleet in the Battle of Trafalgar, fought off Cape Trafalgar, Spain. Nelson is fatally wounded in the battle, but lives long enough to see victory.
The Tricolor is chosen as the official flag of France.
Tokugawa Ieyasu defeats his enemies in battle and affirms his position as Japan’s most powerful warlord.
The Pope names Henry VIII of England Defender of the Faith after defending the seven sacraments against Luther.
Seljuk Turks at Chivito slaughter thousands of German crusaders.